First Aid for Young Children

This certificated course concentrates on the life saving skills of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, which is rescue breathing together with chest (i.e. heart) compressions.

This is a practical course in which you will spend 75% of the time practicing the techniques for CPR and choking. This course should be refreshed within two years to ensure certificate holders update and refresh their knowledge and practical skills in all major areas.

Who should attend?

Persons over the age of sixteen who are wanting a basic course of First Aid specializing in childcare.

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Specific Topics include...

  • Barriers & Safety
  • Primary Assessment
  • Rescue breathing
  • Choking manoeuvres
  • CPR – Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
  • Seizures
  • Fractures


  • Burns
  • External Bleeding
  • Poisoning
  • Allergies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Seizures

NZQA Credits

The Unit Standards associated with this course are:

25459 Provide First Aid for Young Children - Version 1, Level 2, Credits 1

If you would like these credits logged with NZQA, please provide your NZQA number or NSN number and your date of birth to your MediTrain Instructor.

Bookings and Pricing

For current pricing, scheduling and booking information about MediTrain Ltd Courses, please contact us.

An excellent basic course aimed at caring for young children

Brilliant for parents and grandparents alike